Tag: Religion and Politics

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    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly senior associate producer Patti Jette Hanley captures some of the sights and sounds at the Democratic Party's August 24 interfaith service in Denver on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

    August 26, 2008 | Comments

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    Across the political and theological spectrums, religious conservatives, moderates, and liberals all have their own hopes for President Bush’s second term. Some conservatives say it’s payback time for their support in the election. Others say, “Don’t forget the poor.” More

    February 4, 2005 | Comments

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    The religious vote was decisive in President Bush’s 2004 reelection. R & E discusses the results with professor John Green of the University of Akron, and Joseph Loconte of the Heritage Foundation. More

    November 5, 2004 | Comments

  • Read more analysis and commentary from scholars around the country on religion and the 2004 election. More

    November 5, 2004 | Comments

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    The last of three discussions on the role of religion in the 2004 presidential campaign. This week, R & E discusses values issues, and the increased prominence of religion in the late days of the race. More

    October 29, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview with theology professor Timothy Matovina, director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame. More

    October 29, 2004 | Comments

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    We continue our special series on religious voting blocs. This week, Muslim voters. In recent years, Muslims have been trying to organize into a political body that can influence elections. But they’ve faced significant challenges, particularly since 9/11. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    The second of three discussions on the moral principles underlying the major issues of the 2004 presidential campaign. This week, R & E discusses surprisingly in-depth comments made by the candidates during a debate about what role faith plays in their policymaking. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of R & E’s interview about Catholic voters with John Podesta of the Center for American Progress. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    With religion a significant factor in how people vote, we begin this week a three-part series on religious voting blocs. Today, one of the most important of those blocs: Catholic voters. Once loyal to the Democratic Party, Catholics are now as divided as the rest of the nation. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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